Beginners’ navigation weekend

This year’s navigation weekend now being run for the 11th time in this format, started eventfully, with an evacuation to Lithgow hospital. Mine was the first car to arrive at Bell station on a mild and slightly overcast Saturday morning and as is almost universally...
Pierces Pass Abseiling

Pierces Pass Abseiling

Walls Lookout accessed from the Pierces Pass Picnic Area is one of the most exciting vantage points into the Grose Valley. The sheer size and beauty of the cliffs make it an incredible location, and an even more exciting abseil! https://goo.gl/maps/p5V3LEB1dH62 We...

Walford Cave exploration

Given the objective of trip was ‘look for Frank Walfords Cave’, I think we can call it a success. On the other hand, if the objective had been ‘find Frank Walfords Cave’…. As advertised, we did a fair amount of stomping around in thick...
Cowan to Brooklyn

Cowan to Brooklyn

Another lucky break with the weather, with the previous day being a bit too hot for this walk, and the day after with heavy rain. The weather forecast for this Sunday was for “a shower or two”, which was accurate; one shower at Woy Woy at 8am, and much...
Colo River, Crawfords Lookout to Dooli Creek

Colo River, Crawfords Lookout to Dooli Creek

Tim and I met Ankit at Westmead Station and headed out towards Windsor. We had dinner and met Geoffrey at the historic Macquarie Arms before setting out again towards Culoul Range Fire Trail. The road was passable for our 2WD sedan with only a couple of minor bottom...
Mt Gudgenby

Mt Gudgenby

Photos here : https://goo.gl/photos/dA766LTDVoxTtuh7A I love Namadgi National Park! An easy drive from Sydney down the freeway to Canberra, reveals a mountain filled wilderness that keeps me going back again and again. And in the case of Mt Gudgenby, this was my...